Pokémon Go-ing is undeniable the most favorite hobby by many as players get the chance to catch Pokemon out in the real world.
"I am concerned about the extent to which Niantic may be unnecessarily collecting, using, and sharing a wide range of users' personal information without their appropriate consent", Franken wrote in his letter.
"The expectation is that Pokemon Go's success will contribute to the success of Nintendo's other original games, and even to the success of its next game console", SMBC Nikko Securities analyst Eiji Maeda told AFP. In the United States, gamers trespassing on others' property face a real threat of physical harm from property owners who may use force to protect their property. In a big way, users that only have an Android Nexus device, like the Nexus 6 or Nexus 6P, will actually BE ABLE to play the game as it's been updated to include Android N, or Android Nougat in its usability structure. She loves how the game helps you connect with fellow players in real life as well.
Safety: Players should use the same safety precautions while playing the game that they would in any other outdoor setting, including caution in unusual locations. This game has seen millions of downloads, topping the official online shop list.
You can avoid using Google by creating an account for the game via the Pokemon Trainer Club website - but that service has been overloaded by players so plenty of people are using their Google accounts to join instead.
The game itself quickly became a chart-topping success in the US when it launched last week, and has grown to become a bit of a global phenomenon.
This is how the game works.
It uses the Global Positioning System capabilities of your device in conjunction with Google Maps to "place" creatures in real world locations, which you then try to find them using your device as a guide. It was recently discovered that by logging in with a Google account, Pokemon Go requests full access to a user's Google information.
Unlike most apps, Pokemon Go involves leaving the house, and it has already been downloaded 7.5 million times, nearly overtaking Twitter in users.